Videos of Hawaiian Ethno-Botany
Welcome to our collection of videos of Hawaiian ethno-botany. Until the time of contact, Hawaii made do without fabric. Given all the work that went into making kapa—only to have it dissolve into a paste after a few good rains—one can appreciate why it might have made good sense just to go without. Makes you wonder about the absurdity of department stores hereabouts staging their fall and winter fashion extravaganzas, wot?
O ke aloha ka mea i oi aku ka maikai mamua o ka umeke poi a me ka ipukai ia. – Love is far better than the poi dish or the fish bowl.
“Ethnobotany of Limu” (43:15)
“Going Native” (2:05)
“Growing Noni Plants” (5:52)
“Hawaiian Plants” (2:40)
“Ipu Heka – Ipu Farm” (1:56)
“Maui Nui Botanical Gardens” (10:55)
“Moringa, the Miracle Tree” (18:20)
“Polynesian Herbal Medicine” (44:45)
“Plants of Hawaii by Ian Jenss” (10:47)
“Plants of the Gods I” (44:14)
“The Ethno-Botany of Cannabis” (1:19:30)
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